The Orion

Chico Make a Difference Day volunteers to make a better community

(Left to Right)
Gillian Sammis
Alexandra Wynter 
Rosa-Lee Jimenez Photo credit: Justin Jackson

Justin Jackson

October 28, 2018

People around Chico gathered Saturday to do their part to make a difference in the community. Chico Make a Difference Day is a day of service where community organizations, as well as students from Butte College and Chico State, come together for a common cause. Volunteers go help out at the Bidwell ...

Fire Department hosts a 911 remembrance ceremony

Miller attended the 9-11 rememberance ceremony. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

September 11, 2017

Chico Fire Station held a Sept. 11 memorial for victims and heroes of the attack.Members of the community gathered around a 9-11 monument, 16 years later, on Monday. It took place at the Chico Fire Station Five. Commemorating the sacrifice of the the firefighters who valiantly fought to save victims of...

Men urinate at camp site

Photo credit: Liz Coffee

Cameron O'Brien

September 4, 2017

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Illegal CampingMonday, 5:30 p.m., 968 East Ave.Five to six individuals were camped out in the back of a private residence, subjects were urinating around premises and had their belongings thrown about.Call Type: Suspicious SubjectTuesday 4:45 a.m., First AvenueTwo individua...

Motorcycle accident leads to several collisions

Police cars lined up following incident Photo credit: Brittany Mcclintock

Alejandra Fraga

March 3, 2017

A motorcycle collision took place on Friday, leaving one individual with major injuries.The incident took place on the 99 with traffic headed northbound. The traffic ahead of the motorcycle abruptly slowed down, causing the motorcycle to collide into a vehicle (Mercedes). The Mercedes then spun out o...

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